Janet L. (Young) Brown, 70, of Conyers, Ga., formerly of Greenfield, Ohio, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, after an extended illness.

She was born in Greenfield on Dec. 13, 1950, the daughter of the late Floyd H. (Frog) and Mary Kate Young.

Janet was a 1969 graduate of Edward Lee McClain High School and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Ga. While at Southwestern, she made the dean’s list several times and was a charter member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.

She was a housewife after being previously employed at Sumter Regional Hospital – Americus, Ga., and Newton General Hospital, Covington, Ga. Janet was an avid reader, collector of antique cookbooks. She loved to quilt and play Sudoku.

On June 2, 1981, she married former classmate and love of her life, James D. (Jim) Brown, who survives.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by in-laws, Donald W. Jr., and Mary I. Brown; brothers-in-law, Edward Richardson, Ray Mull; and several cousins. She is survived by sisters-in-law, Donna Mull, Camden, Ohio, Marylyn Richardson, Eaton, Ohio; brother-in-law, John Brown (Jenean) Hillsboro, OH; special friend and “little sister”, Middy Clements, Cobb, Ga.; special friends, Susie Zirkles-Veach, Cincinnati, Ohio, Bonnie Stevens-Clyburn, Greenfield, Ohio, Pamela Royse, PhD, Reading, Pa.; longtime neighbors and very special friends, Berry and Louise “Red” Chadwick; numerous cousins and family friends; fur babies, Frank, Holly Noel, Judy, Sylvia, Little Girl.

Cremation will take place and a Celebration of Life is planned for a future date. Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, Covington, Ga., is handling arrangements. For more information, visit https://www.caldwellandcowan.com/.

This obituary was prepared with love and affection by Janet’s family.